There is a Gap in Our Infrastructure: The Importance and Realities of Infrastructure Policy
Wednesday, January 26 | 4:30pm | Auditorium
Sam Skinner former White House Chief of Staff, and Jim Runde, Moderator
Join us for a moderated conversation with Sam Skinner, who will provide us with perspective and context concerning the nuances of an infrastructure strategy, as well as the economic, environmental, and political challenges associated with new infrastructure projects. Sam Skinner has had a notable career in both the public and private sectors with remarkable accomplishments within the realms of federal public policy, transportation, corporate governance, and complex litigation. Mr. Skinner served as Chief of Staff to President George H. Bush, where he coordinated the various agencies and cabinet departments that report to the President. Mr. Skinner acted as the President’s point person in numerous crisis situations, including the Eastern Airlines strike, the Exxon Valdez oil spill, the northern California earthquake, Hurricane Hugo, and the 1991 national rail strike. Skinner’s role in these emergencies earned him the moniker “the Master of Disaster.”
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